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130 pounds of pot

A traffic stop west of Cheyenne on Interstate 80 has resulted in 130 pounds of marijuana seized by Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers. The traffic stop occurred ...

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Judge: Police shooting not negligent
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A U.S. district court judge has ruled that Cheyenne police did not act negligently when a man was ...

Loop Road closing for the winter

The Loop Road above Lander will be closed for the winter Tuesday due to a forecasted storm this week.
The National Weather Service predicts a major winter ...

A Fremont County School District No. 25 bus was filled with smoke Friday as part of monthly training held for district bus drivers. Transportation supervisor ...

Several felt small quakes near Dubois

Dubois residents who thought they felt the Earth move Sunday were right.
The National Earthquake Information Center confirms that two small earthquakes hit ...

District 25 school enrollment down by about 1 percent over year to date

Enrollment in School District 25 has fallen by only a few students since the beginning of the year. With 2,514 students enrolled, the count is down by 24 ...

Nursing student shot to death; husband now in FBI custody

Children were present, investigators say

Federal officials are investigating a fatal shooting incident reported Saturday on the Wind River Indian ...

Riverton Middle School eighth-grader Brannan Ibach looked for an open teammate on Saturday against Jackson at Spartan Gym.
Photo by Tibby ...

Turkey-day football tradition

Family, food and, of course, football.
And presidents.
"Politics is an astonishing profession - it has enabled me to go from being an obscure member of the ...

Central Wyoming College's men's basketball squad lost a pair of games to Snow College and Utah State-Eastern.

The Central Wyoming College men's ...

Cowgirls lose to St. Mary's in close contest

LARAMIE -- Nine straight free throws by its opponent and scoring drought in the final minutes of the game proved to be key in the Cowgirl basketball teams (1-0 ...

Wolverines land three on all-state football

Three Riverton Wolverine football players have been named to the 2015 first-team Class 3-A all-state team, the Wyoming Coaches Association has ...

Runway rebuild was city's biggest '15 construction job

Infrastructure spending in Riverton tops $2.6 million, with major projects complete for the year.

About $2.6 million was spent on infrastructure ...

Fort Washakie advocating for 'Indian Education for All' concept

Fort Washakie school officials believe all native and non-native students deserve a comprehensive education inclusive of basic knowledge of Wyoming's first ...

The communities of Lost Cabin and Lysite were founded early in the 20th century, although settlement in the area dates to the late 19th century. Both once were ...

Kenneth R. Jones

(Kenneth R. Jones died Nov. 14 in Lander.
He was born to Donald R. and Evelyn Gronski Jones Sept. 6, 1952, in Sheridan. He grew up in Billings, Mont., and ...

Mike M. Vinich

Longtime Hudson resident Mike M. Vinich died Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, while living with his daughter in Indianapolis. He was 91 years old.
Mike Vinich was born ...

Significant county presence at UW

Almost 250 students from Fremont County were enrolled at the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie during the spring semester of 2015, according to a recent ...

Suit to be filed in traffic death of RPD staffer

The daughter of a woman killed by a drunken driver Nov. 13, 2014, has begun a wrongful death suit.
Court documents filed so far do not indicate who the woman ...

Ramona Kay Hungary

Ramona "Moni" Kay (Plume Woman) Hungary died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015, with her family at her side. She was 50 years old.
Ms. Hungary was born Feb. 20, 1965, ...

 
 

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